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Jessica Reilly I July 30, 2015About the Author Living and traveling on a sailboat is often about suffering gracefully and making good decisions in bad situations. I think that’s part of the reason I choose to sail the coasts of Latin America and the Caribbean. My partner Josh and I get to share the challenges of a seabound experience with others ...Read more
Jessica Reilly I July 30, 2015Josh and I take the boat to Bahía Falsa just outside of La Paz to scrape the underwater jungle off of the hull. Most likely the hull will never get this overgrown again during our trip. La Paz has a reputation for growing forests on boat hulls, plus sailing keeps it cleaner. Perhaps El Niño is ...Read more
Neri Zilber I July 30, 2015Watch ICWA Fellow and Trustee Neri Zilber in conversation with Executive Director Edward P. Joseph on relations between Israel, Palestine, and the U.S. This is the first video in a series of conversations with ICWA Experts.Read more
Andrew Rice I July 23, 2015The Guardian – Andrew Rice is the author of a fascinating new long-form piece on an attempted coup in the Gambia. Rice shares the story of a handful of Gambian immigrants to the United States who plotted to overthrow President Yahya Jammeh. The piece gets at the vital question: what motivated them to return to the ...Read more